IMB Bank

Traineeship - Retail Banking – Figtree

IMB Bank

Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/01/2019

Job Category:

Apprenticeships & Traineeships / Accounting, Financial Services

Job description:

Traineeship - Retail Banking - Figtree

  • Great entry level opportunity for a HSC graduate to work in a retail banking
  • On-the-job practical training and study
  • Gain a Certificate 3 in Business

At IMB Bank, our purpose is to make our customers and our communities better off and we've been doing that for 137 years offering some of the most competitive products in the market. Our significant grass roots community commitment is strengthened by our Community Foundation which has provided $8.6m in grants to local initiatives over 18 years.

We have a great opportunity now available for an eligible and enthusiastic trainee to complete a 12 month Traineeship with IMB based in our Figtree branch.  Our Traineeships comprise of a one year entry level program combining on-the-job training with a nationally recognised qualification, a Certificate 3 in Business and are a wonderful opportunity to kickstart a career.

As an IMB trainee, you will learn all about retail banking and its operations and the policies, systems and processes that underpin it.  You will also learn invaluable skills in sales and customer service disciplines as well as knowledge of the financial products and services that IMB offer.

This is an excellent opportunity for a HSC school leaver and entry level employee to kick start their career in financial services and develop skills and experience in a service and sales focused customer interactive banking environment.

To ensure you are successful as a trainee we will need you to:

  • Meet the eligibility criteria outlined below
  • Want to work in a face to face customer environment and learn the key skills required to provide the very best sales and service to our members
  • Have a professional appearance and approach to work, be diligent and work with integrity and honesty
  • Be outgoing and have the confidence to talk to all types of people
  • Have a high level of digital literacy and be confident in your computer skills
  • Display initiative and pride in all work tasks and love working as part of a team to achieve goals
  • Be able to balance work and study commitments
  • Be able to apply your learnings and experience on the job and eager to develop your skills
  • Be able to follow instructions and procedures carefully and assimilate and retain information.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible to undertake an IMB traineeship, you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency status
  • Have completed your Higher School Certificate (or equivalent)
  • Not hold a qualification higher than Certificate 2 level or be enrolled in another tertiary qualification
  • Be willing and able to work and study full time (includes up to 7.5 hours of study per week)
  • Be committed to completing all of the necessary elements of a training contract
  • Have your own or access to transport to get to other IMB locations as needed from time to time (only occassionally as part of training)
  • Have a positive academic track record in achievement at school and other aspects such as employment, work experience, volunteer or community work, sport and/or extracurricular activities.
  • Be prepared to work in other branches from time to time in the Illawarra region and travel to Wollongong for training purposes as required (expenses covered).

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note:  Employment will be for the duration of the Traineeship only (up to 12 months), and may lead to a permanent position.  

IMB offers excellent working conditions, investment in further training and development programs, competitive remuneration, various product concessions and safe and healthy work environments. 

For your chance to secure an IMB Traineeship, APPLY NOW by following the prompts. Applications close Friday January 18, 2019. For further information contact Shane Davis, Branch Manager IMB Figtree - Email applications are unable to be accepted. 

Location:  Wollongong